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Carolan's Farewell

by (author) Charles Foran

HarperCollins Canada
Initial publish date
May 2012
General, Literary
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    Publish Date
    May 2012
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    Publish Date
    Aug 2006
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Luminous and mischievous, Carolan’s Farewell is the story of a journey home and of changing times. In 18th-century Ireland, the legendary harper Carolan and his faithful companion Owen Connor make a final ride across a countryside ravaged by famine and the collapse of old traditions, but still alive with spirit and energy. Carolan’s Farewell is tender, sad and funny, a haunting novel filled with music and humour, the warmth of friendship and the lore of Ireland.

About the author

CHARLES FORAN is an award-winning journalist and author of ten books, including four previous novels. His biography Mordecai: The Life and Times won the Charles Taylor Prize, the Governor General’s Award, the Hilary Weston Writers’ Trust Prize for Literary Nonfiction and the Helen and Stan Vine Canadian Jewish Book Award. He holds degrees from the University of Toronto and University College, Dublin. He lives in Toronto.


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